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Obituaries

Walter A Broll III

Walter A Broll III

November 13, 1953 — January 4, 2013
Service: January 12, 2013

Walter A. Broll, III, 59, of Elkton, MD, passed away unexpectedly at his home on January 4, 2013. Born in Baltimore, MD on November 13, 1953, Walter was the son of Walter A. Broll, Jr. and the late Dorothy Judith Lari Broll. He attended Glen Burnie High School, and was a master finishing carpenter, and a member of Carpenters Union 101. He attended Essex Community College and received an Associate Degree in Computer Aided Design from Heartland...

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Francis "Coach" Kelley

Francis "Coach" Kelley

April 1, 1973 — January 4, 2013
Service: January 11, 2013

"Coach Kelley" Francis J. "Fran" Kelley, 39, of Smyrna, DE, passed away unexpectedly Friday January 4, 2013 at his home with his wife and 2 children by his side. A lifelong resident of Delaware and a proud Irishman, Fran was born in Wilmington on April 1, 1973, the son of Thomas Kelley and Kathryn Petit Burgess. An all around talented athlete in many sports, including baseball and football, his passion was...

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Corina LaPointe

Corina LaPointe

October 3, 1940 — January 4, 2013
Service: January 11, 2013

Corina LaPointe, 72, of Connelly Springs, NC, formerly of Newark, DE, passed away at the Carolina Rehab Center of Burke on January 4, 2013. Born in Todd, NC on October 3, 1940, Corina was the daughter of the late Donald and Nannie Watson Howell. She worked at and retired from W.L. Gore and Associates. She is survived by her son, Michael Hill of Newark, DE; two daughters, Connie Hall and her husband Douglas of...

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Hepsi Zsoldos

Hepsi Zsoldos

June 14, 1963 — January 2, 2013
Service: January 12, 2013

Hepsi D. Zsoldos, 49, of Newark, DE, passed away January 2, 2013 at Christiana Hospital after a courageous 25 year battle with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Born in Lexington, KY, on June 14, 1963, Hepsi was the daughter of Silvia Tammisto Zsoldos and the late Laszlo Zsoldos. She earned her Bachelor's Degrees at the University of Delaware, majoring in Geology and Geography with a minor in Music, and received her Master's Degree in Marine Science from...

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Larry McDowell

Larry McDowell

September 27, 1957 — January 1, 2013
Service: January 5, 2013

Larry McDowell, age 55, of Nottingham, PA passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at Union Hospital. Larry was born on September 27, 1957 in Havre de Grace, MD. A 1975 graduate of Oxford High School, Larry was a self employed mushroom grower for many years and a truck driver in his later years. He was an avid shuffleboard player. He is survived by his father, Wilmer H. McDowell of Nottingham, PA; brother, Jim McDowell of Quarryville, PA...

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Wanda Smith Sawyer

Wanda Smith Sawyer

May 19, 1935 — January 1, 2013
Service: January 17, 2013

Wanda Smith Sawyer Wanda Smith Sawyer, aged 77, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at her home. She was born May 19, 1935 in Salisbury, NC to the late Marion and Maude (Joines) Smith. Upon graduating from high school, she earned her BS in 1957 from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC and later her MA from the University of Delaware in 1976. Wanda had taught as a primary grade school teacher in...

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Tinna Baasch

Tinna Baasch

— December 30, 2012
Service: No Services

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Robert Gibson Banks

Robert Gibson Banks

November 28, 1960 — December 29, 2012
Service: January 5, 2013

Robert Gibson Banks, age 52, of Perryville, MD passed away on December 29, 2012 at his home with his family surrounding him. Bob was born in Painesville, Ohio on November 28, 1960 to late Robert Forrest Banks & Jewel M. Banks. Bob enjoyed his Harley Davidson motorcycle and his Peterbilt Truck. He was an amazing dad, husband and family man. He was the #1 Pittsburg Steelers Fan. He is survived by his wife, Kimberly D. Sheets...

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Stanley V. Spoor, Jr.

Stanley V. Spoor, Jr.

September 16, 1922 — December 28, 2012
Service: Private Service

Stanley V. Spoor, Jr., aged 90, a lifetime resident of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Friday, December 28, 2012 at Cokesbury Village in Hockessin. Stan was born September 16, 1922 in Morristown, NJ, to the late Stanley and Ella (Wright) Spoor, Sr. Upon his graduation from high school, he answered the call of his country during World War II and proudly served in the U.S. Navy as a combat medic. He saw action in the Pacific Theatre of...

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David Randall Ayers

David Randall Ayers

February 26, 1944 — December 27, 2012
Service: January 7, 2013

David Randall Ayers David Randall Ayers, aged 68, of Elkton, Maryland, passed away suddenly on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at his home. He was born February 26, 1944 in Portland, Maine to the late Donald O. and Eleanor (Randall) Ayers. David grew to love the ocean and at age 8 he had his own boat, a small dory that he sailed in the cove in Falmouth, Maine. His passion for sailing was shared with his father and grandfather and continued...

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